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Bug#149452: libc6: OpenBSD's bcrypt password hashing support

On 2015-11-16 21:21, Stefan Fritsch wrote:
> Adding crypt blowfish would improve interopability (e.g. for NIS). So 
> far there has been md5 crypt as common algorithm that is supported by 
> most platforms, but that is now considered insecure and it has been 
> removed from some platforms.
> So, there is for example no password algorithm that is supported by 
> both openbsd and Debian.

In any case, this has to be done at the upstream level. We don't want
to diverge from upstream in the features and symbols we provide, as it
will break compatibility with other distributions.

Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B
aurelien@aurel32.net                 http://www.aurel32.net

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